Peter Howson



In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

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Peter Howson born 1958
Part of
Saracen Heads
Etching on paper
Image: 330 × 245 mm
Purchased 1988

Catalogue entry

[from] Saracen Heads 1987 [P77245-P77248; incomplete]

Four etchings, various sizes, from a suite of twenty-five on Vélin Arches Blanc paper, various sizes; printed by The Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh, and published by Flowers Graphics in an edition of 30 plus 10 boxed sets which include an original drawing
Purchased from Flowers Graphics (Grant-in-Aid) 1988

P77246 Amanda 1987

Etching 330 × 245 (13 × 9 3/4) on Vélin Arches Blanc paper 570 × 380 (22 1/2 × 15); plate-mark 330 × 245 (13 × 9 3/4)
Inscribed ‘Howson '87’ below image b.r., ‘AMANDA’ below image bottom centre and ‘1/30’ below image b.l.
Exh: Saracen Heads, Peter Howson, Angela Flowers Gallery, Oct. 1987 (10)
Lit: Waldemar Januszczak, ‘The Foreground’, Saracen Heads: Peter Howson, exh. cat., Angela Flowers Gallery 1987, p.6; Giles Auty, ‘Edited View, The Art of German Drawing V/Saracen Heads: Peter Howson’, Arts Review, vol.39, Oct. 1987, p.716; Duncan Macmillan, Scottish Art: 1460 to 1990, Edinburgh 1990, p.406; David Kiehl, ‘Blind Leading the Blind’ in Peter Howson: Blind Leading the Blind, exh. cat., Flowers East 1991, p.28; Robert Heller, Peter Howson, Edinburgh 1993, pp.75–8
Repr: Peter Howson, exh. cat., Flowers East 1989, p.25 (different impression)

[no further details]

Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996


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